By Josh Cook
Jackson Bend (22-1), a Nick Zito-trained horse, has finished first or second in all nine of his career starts.
Jackson Bend, who will be ridden by Mike Smith for the first time, has three second-place finishes this year after posting five firsts and a second in 2009. He was second to Eskendereya in April 3's Wood Memorial.
The horse, which is owned by Robert LaPenta and Fred Brei, has $707,820 career earnings and will come out of the No. 13 post position.